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Solomon Islands: National Provident Fund - SINPF Covid 19 Exemption Orders Ends Solomon Islands

National Provident Fund (30.06.2020) The implementation of the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund Exemption Order expired on 30 June 2020. As from 1st July 2020 no new applications will be accepted. Implemented since 1st April 2020, eligible members who qualified under the exemption order…

The implementation of the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund Exemption Order expired on 30 June 2020. As from 1st July 2020 no new applications will be accepted. Implemented since 1st April 2020, eligible members who qualified under the exemption order were able to access part of their…

The implementation of the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund Exemption Order expired on 30 June 2020. As from 1st July 2020 no new applications will be accepted.
Implemented since 1st April 2020, eligible members who qualified under the exemption order were able to access part of their

Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Covid19_deconfinement_measures, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary http://www.sinpf.org.sb/index.php/news-updates/132-sinpf-covid-19-exemption-ord… siha
Joint Report on Health Care and Long-Term Care Systems and Fiscal Sustainability – Country Documents 2019 Update | European Commission european union

This volume describes the health care and long-term care systems of all EU Member States on a country basis and presents the related policy challenges.

https://ec.europa.eu/info/publications/joint-report-health-care-and-long-term-c… pmassetti
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: COVID-19 AGRICULTURAL DISASTER SUPPORT FUND FOR SMALLHOLDER AND COMMUNAL FARMERS south africa

COVID-19 Disaster Agricultural Support Fund Voucher: The main objective of this support is to complete the current production cycle in an effort to ensure adequate food production and supplies.

The targeted beneficiaries are smallholder and communal producers with a turnover between R20…

Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.arc.agric.za/Agricultural%20Sector%20News/COVID-19%20Agricultural%2… socpro
CISF Launches Mobile App For Its Pensioners india

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday launched a mobile application for its pensioners as part of an e-office initiative introduced in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The pensioners corner app will be available in both web and Android platforms with the facility for…

Old age Pensions, E-services covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/general-news/cisf-launches-mobile-app-… socpro
ComCare assistance for 6,000 lower-income households automatically extended for 6 more months singapore

ComCare assistance for 6,000 lower-income households whose aid would have ended between August and October 2020 is automatically extended for 6 more months.

This automatic six-month extension was also done several months ago for about 6,000 households whose ComCare assistance ended…

Family benefits covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/comcare-assistance-for-6000-lower-income… socpro
PAMI anunció el congelamiento de precios de los medicamentos hasta el 31 de octubre argentina

The Comprehensive Medical Care Program (PAMI - Programa de Atención Médica Integral) for retirees and pensioners announced on Tuesday the freezing of drug prices until October 31. PAMI is a public health insurance agency in Argentina managed by the country's Ministry of Health.

Health, Financing covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.infobae.com/sociedad/2020/08/12/pami-anuncio-el-congelamiento-de-pr… socpro
Singapore government extends COVID-19 salary support for companies to March 2021 singapore

The Jobs Support Scheme (JSS), which was launched at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to protect jobs, will be extended by seven months to cover wages paid up to March 2021.

This was among the continued COVID-19 support measures for workers and jobs announced in a ministerial…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.connectedtoindia.com/singapore-government-extends-covid-19-salary-s… socpro
Pandemic leave payments for Canberrans part of new COVID-19 support measures australia

Canberrans experiencing financial hardship through the pandemic who are not able to temporarily work under a COVID-19 direction or health guidance will be able to receive up to $1500 from the ACT Government. The payment will be made from a new $1.25 million Hardship fund. The new support measure…

Social assistance, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://the-riotact.com/pandemic-leave-payments-for-canberrans-part-of-new-covi… socpro
Covid-19 support measures: DPM Heng announces S$1b programme to subsidise salaries of new local hires for a year singapore

The Jobs Growth Incentive will support firms when they hire local employees over the next six months, by subsidising the salaries of all these new local hires for one year, subject to a cap.

For new local hires aged above 40, the Government will co-pay up to half of their salaries. For…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/govt-sets-aside-s1-billion-subsidise-sala… socpro
Pandemic leave payments for Canberrans part of new COVID-19 support measures australia

The Government is extending the utilities concession to eligible asylum seekers for 2020-21, giving them access to the annual $700 utilities concession and an additional one-off $200 rebate.

Housing, Migration, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://the-riotact.com/pandemic-leave-payments-for-canberrans-part-of-new-covi… socpro
Government Unveils Anti-Crisis Plan on Agriculture, Entitled georgia

According to the Anti-Crisis Plan, every farmer with registered plots of land will receive 200 GEL per hectare from the state.

According to the head of the government, this means that medium and large agricultural enterprises that possess, for example, ten hectares of land and cultivate…

Cash transfers, Employment covid19 Published Measures summary http://gov.ge/index.php?lang_id=ENG&sec_id=547&info_id=76114 socpro
Abre FOVISSSTE proceso de inscripción de “Tu Casa te Espera” para trabajadores de la salud mexico

As of this Monday, July 13, the Housing Fund of the ISSSTE (FOVISSSTE) will begin the registration process for the “Tu Casa Te Espera” program aimed at workers at the service of the State in the health sector, in recognition of the work they do to serve Mexicans in the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

Housing, Financing covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.gob.mx/fovissste/articulos/abre-fovissste-proceso-de-inscripcion-de… socpro
POLICY RESPONSES TO COVID-19 saudi arabia

Adjusted from April 21 2020: On July 2, the authorities announced the extension of private sector (COVID related) support measures that would have expired end-June, including continuing the payment of wage benefits to Saudis working in the private sector through SANED, and further delaying the…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#S socpro
U.K. to Pay People on Low Incomes If Isolating Due to Covid united kingdom

The U.K. government said it will pay workers on low incomes 13 pounds ($17) a day if they are self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic, triggering a backlash from trade unions and council leaders who argue the amount is too little to make a difference. The payments begin on a trial basis…

Cash transfers, Health, Health promotion, Cash sickness benefits covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-27/u-k-to-pay-people-on-low-inc… socpro
1. CHILDFUND sets 2m for cash transfer zambia

K500 per family will be disributed to 2,250 households in Chilanga and 2,105 in Luangwa in an unconditional cash transfer program by Childfund International Africa (with government ministries). The recipients are families that struggled daily to feed themselves even before COVID-19 and had…

Family benefits covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.dropbox.com/s/k83a6sd3wmrzh8t/ChILDFUND%20sets%20K2m%20for%20cash%2… socpro
Saudi food delivery workers covered by COVID-19 relief package saudi arabia

Adjusted from 2 July 2020: Saudi food delivery workers are now covered by COVID-19 relief packages, according to a royal decree issued by king Salman Bin Abdulaziz.

Under the decree, these workers, initially excluded from the coronavirus relief packages, will get the benefits…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/saudi/saudi-food-delivery-workers-covered-by-co… socpro
CM announces Rs 1,000 each for Anganwadi & Asha workers, free travel for women in UTC buses india

Dehradun: Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced that Rs 1,000 would be credited into the accounts of each Anganwadi and Asha worker in the State. This will benefit about 50,000 Anganwadi and Asha workers.

An accredited social health activist (ASHA) is a community health worker…

Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.dailypioneer.com/2020/state-editions/cm-announces-rs-1-000-each-for… socpro
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: COVID-19 AGRICULTURAL DISASTER SUPPORT FUND FOR SMALLHOLDER AND COMMUNAL FARMERS south africa

COVID-19 Disaster Agricultural Support Fund Voucher: The main objective of this support is to complete the current production cycle in an effort to ensure adequate food production and supplies.

The targeted beneficiaries are smallholder and communal producers with a turnover between R20…

Cash transfers covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary https://www.arc.agric.za/Agricultural%20Sector%20News/COVID-19%20Agricultural%2… socpro
COVID-19: Ekiti Govt introduces tax relief, incentives for businesses nigeria

The Ekiti State Government has introduced tax relief and incentives for taxpayers and businesses as part of its ongoing efforts to cushion the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The minimum tax payable under the Presumptive Tax Regime (Market Men & Women, Artisans, etc.) in the…

Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://newsexpressngr.com/news/103786-COVID-19-Ekiti-Govt-introduces-tax-relie… socpro
Governor: North Carolina ‘making progress’ against COVID-19, announces grants for businesses united states

The Job Retention Grant Program is designed to help employers keep their workers on the payroll.

Applicants can receive a grant for up to 125% of two months of their 2019 average monthly payroll costs, up to a maximum of $250,000, a news release says.

The grant money is being…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.jdnews.com/news/20200813/governor-north-carolina-lsquomaking-progre… socpro
First phase of National Creative Relief Programme to give grants to 50 freelancers and 37 companies United Arab Emirates

Led by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development (MCKD) and launched in May, the fund offers Dh15,000 to Dh50,000 grants to individuals and small businesses in the creative fields who are undergoing financial difficulties because of the pandemic.

The recipients of the grants…

Cash transfers, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/art/first-phase-of-national-creative-re… socpro
City of Henderson launches small business recovery grant program united states

Small businesses in Henderson that have been financially impacted by the closures or restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have a chance at some relief. Small business owners may apply for a grant to assist them with their recovery efforts through the City of Henderson.

Grant…

Employment, Cash transfers covid19, Emergency grants Published Measures summary https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/city-of-henderson-launches-small-busin… socpro
Govt announces Rs 25 lakh additional ex-gratia to NOK of healthcare workers who die of COVID-19 india

The Jammu and Kashmir government approved an additional ex-gratia of Rs.25.00 lakh in case of death of healthcare workers due to COVID-19.

It shall be payable to the dependent members/legal heirs of those Healthcare workers, including community health workers who may lose their lives as…

Health, Cash transfers, Survivor covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/latest-news/govt-announces-rs-25-lakh-addit… socpro
Province to hire 500 contact tracers for COVID-19 canada

The province is assembling the troops against COVID-19 by hiring 500 additional health care professionals to increase contact tracing in B.C.

Contact tracing works by following up with each person who has tested positive for COVID-19 to determine where they went and who they were in…

Health, Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.peachlandview.com/2020/08/13/province-to-hire-500-contact-tracers-f… socpro
Slow but steady economic recovery: Over 150,000 companies resume contributions to EPFO india

In May, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, as part of government’s Covid-19 Atma Nirbhar Bharat relief measures, announced that monthly EPF contributions (of both employers and employees) were to be reduced from 24 per cent to 20 per cent for the months of May, June and July 2020.

Old age Pensions, Compliance and Contribution Collection covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.timesnownews.com/business-economy/economy/article/slow-but-steady-e… socpro